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AFHE runs two conferences a year.  Our Annual Conference is typically held in the Spring and the Mid-Year Conference which is typically held in the fall. 

Past conference materials are available to all AFHE members in the member resources.  

Upcoming events

    • 7 Nov 2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • 8 Nov 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Chicago, IL

    AFHE's 2019 Mid-Year Conference will be held in Chicago IL.  Our theme for this year's conference is "Breakthrough Strategies for Family Enterprises."  Presentations include:

    • "Managing Digital Footprints" presented by Joseph Compton
    • "The Evolving Role of the Family Enterprise Advisor" presented by Judi Cunningham
    • "Build and Sustain a Family Business Growth Engine" presented by Bradley Fisher
    • "Why Legislation and Policy Matters to Family Businesses " presented by Michael Hamra
    • "Representing Family Enterprises and the Transformation of Their Family-Held Enterprises" a panel presentation by Michael Hawthorne, Andy Sealfon, Peter Dougherty and Joseph Compton

    Our conference will kick off on Thursday, November 7 with an optional tour at the Chicago Institute of Art at 1:00 p.m. (additional fees apply).  The guided tour will explore the highlights of the Art Institute and allow participants to take a spin through the collections and discover works that have delighted visitors from around the world for over a century. 

    Following the tour, we will have our opening reception and group dinner at The Berghoff - an iconic Chicago institution serving authentic German food.  One of the oldest family run businesses in the nation, the Berghoff is operated by fourth generation owner Pete Berghoff.  

    A full day of legal education will be offered on Friday, November 8 featuring stimulating and enlightening sessions presented by some of the most knowledgeable speakers in their fields.  Watch for more information soon!

    Opening Dinner Location:
    The Berghoff
    17 W. Adams Street
    Chicago, IL
    (Less than a 5 minute walk from the hotel)

    Meeting Location:
    Citadel Center
    131 S. Dearborn Street, 21st Floor
    Chicago, IL
    (Less than a 5 minute walk from the hotel)

    Hotel Location:
    The Palmer House Hilton
    17 E. Street
    Chicago, IL

    The Palmer House Hilton is offering a room rate of $179 per night.  Please click here to make your hotel reservations online.  To book via phone please call 1-877-865-5321 referencing your block code “AFH”. Reservations can be made until Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 4:00pm CT.

    Thank you to our Mid-Year Conference Sponsors

    AFHE is currently accepting sponsorships for our 2019 Mid-Year Conference.  Please click here to review our sponsorship levels and benefits

    • 6 May 2020
    • 5:30 PM
    • 8 May 2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • Noelle, 200 4th Avenue, Nashville, TN

    AFHE is hosting its 2020 Annual Conference & Membership Meeting at the Noelle Hotel in Nashville, TN.   Please watch for more information on the conference soon!

    Hotel Information:
    200 4th Avenue North
    Nashville, TN 37219

    The Noelle Hotel is offering a room rate of $275 per night.  Please contact the hotel directly at 888-874-2883 and mention "Attorney for Family-Held Enterprises" to receive the discounted room rate.  The deadline for reservations is Monday, April 6, 2020.  Click here to reserve a hotel room online.





Attorneys for Family-Held Enterprises

AFHE Headquarters

P.O. Box 518 
Mount Laurel, NJ, 08054
Phone: 201-591-AFHE (2343)
Fax: 856-727-9504

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